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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206858
Last updated: 26 April 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-7
Owner/operator:4./JS 3 Luftwaffe
Registration: 5163
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Halsanaustan, Halsa, 30km ESE of Kristiansund -   Norway
Phase: En route
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Destination airport:
At least 3 aircraft of the Einsatzstaffel 4./Jagdschule 3 (also called Jagdgruppe Drontheim) were unable to find their way back to their base of Orlandet in a snow storm and ran out of fuel. Two aircraft were lost but all pilots survived.

Ofw Friedrich Hammesfahr tried an emergency landing near Halsanaustan, Halsa, 30km ESE of Kristiansund. His Bf 109 E-7 WNr 5163 "Weisse 12" hit a stone wall in landing and was destroyed at 80%, but the pilot was unhurt and was soon back to Einsatzschwarm Örlandet again. In 1943 he was based at Petsamo and was shot down by flak over Murmansk. He ended his war time career as test pilot at the Focke Wulf factory.

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Revision history:

28-Feb-2018 15:23 Laurent Rizzotti Added
10-Dec-2019 21:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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